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    • cobbdu1
    • By cobbdu1 8th Aug 18, 7:16 AM
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    Section 75 for a second hand car
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    • 8th Aug 18, 7:16 AM
    Section 75 for a second hand car 8th Aug 18 at 7:16 AM
    Iím looking to purchase a camper van from a dealer for 10k and wanted to put a small portion of it on credit card to get S75 protection. However they donít accept credit cards. Is there any way I can overcome this please?
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    • Craig1981
    • By Craig1981 8th Aug 18, 7:54 AM
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    do they accept debit card or don't they accept any payment via card?

    if they do not accept cards, then unfortunately not.
    IMHO, if a dealer is not setup to accept card transactions, better to stay away
    • MEM62
    • By MEM62 8th Aug 18, 10:14 AM
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    If your faith in the dealer is that shaky that you do not wish to buy without some secondary level of protection then I suggest you walk away and go purchase the camper van from someone in whom you have the appropriate level of confidence.
    • foxy-stoat
    • By foxy-stoat 8th Aug 18, 10:16 AM
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    Iím looking to purchase a camper van from a dealer for 10k and wanted to put a small portion of it on credit card to get S75 protection. However they donít accept credit cards. Is there any way I can overcome this please?
    Originally posted by cobbdu1
    Not if the dealer wont take a credit card as payment no.
    • eco_warrior
    • By eco_warrior 8th Aug 18, 12:27 PM
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    As others have said, you might want to avoid this dealer altogether..


    As an aside, I would always put the full amount on card rather than part payment. Then if something goes wrong you might be able to get a chargeback for the full amount. Just less of a risk IMO.
    • Willing2Learn
    • By Willing2Learn 8th Aug 18, 12:30 PM
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    • 8th Aug 18, 12:30 PM
    Not if the dealer wont take a credit card as payment no.
    Originally posted by foxy-stoat
    I *think* that if you were to get the van on finance instead of on the card, then it would still have s75 cover as it would still be a credit agreement. (unsure about this though)...
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